The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.
Officials conducted emergency drills at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear power plant from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Officials with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation say local airports and trade centers will begin feeling the fallout from last month’s devastating quake in coming weeks.
John Anderson has discovered just about everything during the 30 years he’s combed Washington state’s beaches — glass fishing floats, hockey gloves, bottled messages, even hundreds of mismatched pairs of Nike sneakers that washed up barnacled but otherwise unworn.
The California Department of Public Health said on its website that traces of radioactive Iodine-131 was found March 28 in San Luis Obispo County.
There will be more need for aid to Japan in the months and years to come, no doubt, but here are some upcoming opportunities close to home for you to lend a hand.
Thousands of family members of American service personnel stationed in Japan are back in California as officials warn the need for aid following the earthquake and tsunami is still alarmingly high.
Marinello Schools of Beauty campuses across Southern California are holding a “Japan Relief Cut-a-Thon” from Tuesday, March 29, through Saturday, April 2.
The auto industry disruptions triggered by Japan’s earthquake and tsunami will worsen in the coming weeks.
A magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook eastern Japan off the quake-ravaged coast on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting Japan to issue a tsunami alert.
Part of the nation’s radiation warning system was out of service as the U.S. braced for possible exposure to the fallout from Japan’s nuclear crisis.
U.S. Mazda dealers are suspending orders for vehicles built in Japan because of disruption in the supply of parts caused by the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
One tourism official warns revenues from Japanese travelers is set to plummet after the devastating quake and tsunami.
The Fuel Relief Fund is giving away free heating oil to those hard-hit residents in the coastal city of Ishinomaki, north of Sendai.
Trace amounts of radioactive elements consistent with the earthquake-damaged nuclear power plant in Japan were detected by monitors in Anaheim and Riverside, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday.